In Siberia forests, climate change stokes 'zombie fires'

World / Science & Health Sep 27, 2020

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes 'zombie fires'

Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smoldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a "climate ...

Russia launches biggest war games in decades

Asia Pacific Sep 12, 2018

Russia launches biggest war games in decades

by Andrew Osborn

Russia began its biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union on Tuesday close to its border with China, mobilizing 300,000 troops in a show of force that will include joint exercises with the Chinese army. China and Russia have staged joint drills ...